The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 640 598 583
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -15
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 16 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.056% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 21
Median daily rate £278 £305 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £443 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £246 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.63

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Tester in the job title.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 16 £278 -14.61% 2
South East -12 8 £238 -15.55%
Kent - 4 £219 -
East Midlands +14 3 £301 +9.27%
London -14 3 £468 +16.87% 1
Nottingham - 3 £301 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £301 -
Surrey - 2 £278 -
City of London +35 1 £500 +66.66%
South West -8 1 - -
North West -12 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, UAT Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UAT Tester in the job title.

1 37 (94.87%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 5 (12.82%) QA
4 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 5 (12.82%) ISEB
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
5 4 (10.26%) Reinsurance
5 4 (10.26%) User Experience
5 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (10.26%) Advertising
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) GAAP
6 3 (7.69%) CODA
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
4 2 (5.13%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.56%) JBehave
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) TestLink
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Advertising
4 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) OAuth2
1 2 (5.13%) OpenID
2 1 (2.56%) Behat
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.26%) Reinsurance
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
4 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Ethnography
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Service Design
7 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) GAAP
3 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) CODA
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) comScore
3 1 (2.56%) hybris
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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